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Relatable Feelings Every Mom Has During Back to School Season

Sofía Aguilar
Summer is almost over. For many kids, this means the end of pool swims, carnival rides, traveling, unlimited family visits, and freedom. For parents, it’s more bittersweet. Sure, the kids are finally out of the house but this season also...
Family Lifestyle

Empowering Back to School Crafts for Kiddos

jennifervasquez
When your kids head back to school, that means they’re getting ready for another year of learning. Their education doesn’t have to end in the classroom, and there are entertaining activities you can do at home, together, to help enrich...
Culture Family

Latinx Parenting Founder Leslie Priscilla is Changing the Narrative With #EndChanclaCulture Movement

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Leslie Priscilla of Latinx Parenting is determined to do her part to stop generational trauma in the Latinx community. The child development specialist and early childhood and parent educator from Santa Ana, California was moved to “be the bridge” between...
Family

The Problem With Breastfeeding in America & Lactation Disparities

When I decided to breastfeed my children, I had no idea how racialized breastfeeding had once been. I didn’t know that while breastfeeding had been looked down upon in America as a whole for decades, there was even more stigma...
Culture Family

White Wellness Culture & Why It’s So Complicated for People of Color

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
White women don’t own breastfeeding. I thought that was obvious and something that didn’t need to be explicitly stated. That was until I wrote an essay on the ways that white wellness culture has affected my parenting choices, and attributed...
Family

5 Ways to Help Your Kids Feel Less Stressed About Homework

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Sponsored by Paper It starts from the minute they walk through the door. The whining and complaining about homework is something most parents have to contend with on a daily basis. We don’t really blame our kids — we didn’t...
Family

Hear From a School District Where Families Have Access to Free Multilingual Tutoring 24/7

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Sponsored by Paper With so much on our plates as parents, it sometimes feels like there aren’t enough hours in the day to help our kids stay on track academically. Moms work more than ever before — often, outside of...
Culture Family

Hispanic Heritage Month Feels Like an Afterthought in My Kids’ Schools

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Hispanic Heritage Month has felt a bit lackluster for me this year. As a mom, a lot of Hispanic Heritage Month is connected to my children, and what they are doing to learn about and honor Hispanic and Latinx heritage,...